Child and Adolescent Health

Course Rules

Please find the course rules here.

Admission requirements

Admission to the:

  • Graduate Certificate in Medicine (Child and Adolescent Health)
  • Graduate Diploma in Medicine (Child and Adolescent Health)
  • Master of Medicine (Child and Adolescent Health)

Requires a medical degree.

Course structure

The Graduate Certificate requires the successful completion of 24 credit points of stream specific units of study.

The Graduate Diploma requires the successful completion of 36 credit points of units of study including:

  • 6 credit points of compulsory units of study;
  • 24 credit points of stream specific core units of study; and
  • 6 credit points of stream specific or general elective units of study.

The Master requires the successful completion of 48 credit points of units of study including:

  • 12 credit points of compulsory units of study;
  • 24 credit points of stream-specific core units of study; and
  • 12 credit points of stream specific or general elective units of study.

Pattern of enrolment

Compulsory Units of Study

Unit of study code and name

Credit points

Delivery mode

Compulsory unit of study for Graduate Diploma students

Graduate Diploma students must complete 6 credit points of compulsory units of study

CEPI5100
Introduction to Clinical Epidemiology

 6 (available semester 1 and 2)

 online

Compulsory units of study for Master students

Master students must complete 12 credit points of compulsory units of study

CEPI5100
Introduction to Clinical Epidemiology

 6 (available semester 1 and 2)

 online

PAED5005
Evidence and Ethics in Paediatric Medicine

 6 (available semester 2)

 online


Stream Specific Units of Study

Unit of study code and name

Credit points Delivery mode

Graduate Certificate students must complete 24 credit points of stream specific units of study

Graduate Diploma students must complete 24 credit points of stream specific units of study

Master students must complete 24 credit points of stream specific units of study

Group A  - offered in odd numbered years (2019)

Offered Semester 1

PAED5004
Independent Studies

 6  supervision

PMED5100
Paediatric Infectious Diseases
This unit of study is not available in 2018

 6  online
PMED5103
Paediatric Gastroenterology
This unit of study is not available in 2018
 6  online
PAED5008
Common Childhood Presentations
 6  online
Offered Semester 2
PAED5004
Independent Studies
 6  supervision
PAED5006
Paediatric Endocrinology
 6  online
PMED5102
Paediatric Nutrition and Obesity
This unit of study is not available in 2018
 6  online
 

Group B  - offered in even numbered years (2018)

Offered Semester 1

PAED5004
Independent Studies

 6  supervision

PAED5000
Neonatal Medicine

 6  online

PAED5003
Neurology and Developmental Paediatrics

 6  online

Offered Semester 2

PAED5004
Independent Studies
 6  supervision
PAED5002
Adolescent Medicine
 6  online
PAED5007
Paediatric Critical Care
 6  online
PMED5101
Paediatric Allergy
 6  online

 

General Elective Units of Study

Unit of study code and name

Credit points

Delivery mode

Graduate Diploma students complete 6 credit points of stream specific or general elective units of study.

Masters students are required to complete 12 credit points selected from the stream specific or general elective units of study.

Offered Semester 1 and Semester 2

 

 

PAIN5001
Introduction to Pain Management

 6

 online

PAIN5002
Pain mechanisms and contributors

 6

 online

PAIN5003
Pain Treatment and Management

 6

 online

Offered Semester 1

 

 

BETH5104
Bioethics, Law and Society

 6

 online/intensive

BETH5204
Clinical Ethics

 6

 online/intensive

BMRI5003
Clinical Psychiatry 1

 6

 face to face

BMRI5052
Child and Youth Mental Health (available even years only)

 6

 face to face/online

CEPI5200
Quality and Safety in Health Care

 6

 online

CEPI5300
Research Grants: Theory and Practice

 6

 block mode; online

PUBH5018
Introductory Biostatistics

 6

 face to face; online

GMED5001
Genomics in Clinical Practice

 6

 online

Offered Semester 2

 

 

CEPI5304
Diagnostic and Screening Tests (Parts 1 and 2)

 6

face to face; online

PAIN5018
Pain in Children

 6

 online

BMRI5006
Cognitive Behaviour Therapy

 6

 block mode

BMRI5053
Bodies, Brains and Mind in Connection (students are encouraged to undertake this unit of study by applying for special permission. Clinical experience in the field is required)

 6

 face to face/online

MEDF5002
Best practice in healthcare education

 6

 online/intensive

SEXH5414
Public Health aspects of HIV, STIs and Sexual Health

 6

 face to face/online

DERM5001
Essential Dermatology

 6

 online/intensive

GMED5002
Genomics, Omics and Medical Applications

 6

 online